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Unraveling Cultural Counter-transference: The Experience of Caucasian Therapists Working with Asian-American Adults

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When: 02/03/2018
9:30am - 11:30am
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LACPA Conference Room
6345 Balboa Blvd., Bldg 2, Suite 126
Encino, California  91316
United States
Contact: Gitu Bhatia

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Please join the 
LACPA Diversity Committee
at our a Multicultural Breakfast and LACPA Members Earn 1.5 CEs! 
Unraveling Cultural Countertransference: The Experience of Caucasian
Therapists Working with Asian-American Adults
Dr. Rosenfield will discuss the findings of her study involving seasoned clinicians from a variety of religious, socio-economic and geographic backgrounds about their beliefs, feelings, and sense of connection with their American-born second-generation Asian clients. She will share their responses as they navigated the cross-cultural dyadic relationship and the unfamiliar terrain of the client’s bi-cultural identity. The presentation will provide the basis of discussion of other cross cultural dyadic relationships in therapy.

Lynn Rosenfield, Ph.D., LCSW, grew up in New York, received her BA from Oberlin College, her MSW from Smith College School for Social Work and her doctorate from the Sanville Institute for Clinical Social Work and Psychotherapy. She also completed a three-year program in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles. Lynn was catapulted into a social work career in 1969 when she helped to organize Ozone House, a crisis shelter for runaway youth that is still in existence in Ann Arbor, Michigan. After working at a child guidance clinic and as the director of a district office at Jewish Family Service of LA, Lynn began and has maintained a private practice working with individuals, couples and families as well as co-mediating divorces with an attorney partner. She served as a faculty/field advisor for Smith College School for Social Work for 18 years and is currently adjunct faculty in their certificate program in advanced clinical supervision. She has published an article, Web-Based Supervisor Training: Real Relationships in Cyberspace (Smith College Studies in Social Work, special issue on clinical supervision, 2012). Lynn has had a life-long interest in other cultures and her presentation today is drawn from the research for her doctoral dissertation.

Please note that space is limited and RSVP is a MUST 
When: Saturday Feb 3rd, 2018
from 9:30-11:30 AM 
Where: LACPA office
Bring an appetite and enjoy foods from around the world 
RSVP gitubhatia@yahoo.com

Los Angeles County Psychological Association
6345 Balboa Blvd., Bldg 2, Suite 126
Encino, CA 91316




Parking info for weekday/evening and weekend meetings/programs:


The LACPA office address is THE ENCINO OFFICE PARK, 6345 Balboa Blvd, Building 2, Suite 126, Encino, CA 91316 - second building from Balboa Blvd. 


Anytime on the weekend, you may park, free of charge, in the lot directly behind the building.


Enter at either the Victory entrance (just west of Balboa past the building) or the Balboa entrance (between Victory and the Busway),take a ticket and when you leave, exit through the Victory visitor’s gate, push the red button on the way out to Victory. You must exit by 9:30 p.m. 


There is also street parking on Balboa Blvd, south of Victory Blvd.  Both sides of Balboa have free parking.  There is also plenty of free parking at the Sepulveda Basin Sports Complex on the west side of Balboa, south of Victory, 6201 Balboa Blvd. (2nd driveway past the Busway). 2-3 minute walk to the office door.  Wherever you park, please check the signs. 


The Los Angeles County Psychological Association (LACPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. LACPA maintains responsibility for this program and it's content.


This course may be taken to satisfy California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) continuing education requirements.


Date, presenter, and location are all subject to change


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